The discussion is moving forward on a proposal made in June by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to allow some community board members, along with members of precinct councils, to have a say in the selection of local precinct commanders.

Meeting as a committee of the whole via YouTube, some two dozen members of Community Board 14 — which includes Flatbush, Midwood and portions of Kensington — voted on August 5 to support in concept the effort spearheaded by Adams to create hyperlocal panels empowered to review qualified candidates chosen by the police commissioner, and give input as to which among them would be best suited to serve their community.

Photo via Google Maps The 70th Precinct station house. BY HELEN KLEIN
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The discussion is moving forward on a proposal made in June by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to allow some community board members, along with members of precinct councils, to have a say […]

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